Category: Hiking

How To Find Day Hikes Near Me?

Wherever we travel, the question often comes up: where to find pretty day hikes nearby? From time to time, we’d like escaping into nature, putting some hiking days into our agenda. Actually, it’s a question that comes up at home, too. Where to find a new trail for the next weekend to leave the city…
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Virtual Hike: Fusine Lakes In The Italian Alps

Who wouldn’t love a magical alpine lake? What about two? Plus some giant white granite peaks? Let us take you to Italy’s Fusine Lakes in the Julian Alps. We’ve actually found this hike on our road trip in Slovenia’s Julian Alps. What? Yes, located only about 6 kilometres from the Slovene-Italian border, it’s a perfect…
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10 Natural Wonders Of Hungary

What do you think of when we say Hungary? Is it Budapest? Or Hungarian wine? Or ruin pubs? Lake Balaton? Sziget Fesztivál? These are all among those things that attract lots of tourists to Hungary each year – and for a good reason. However, if you’re like us, you like to see the natural attractions…
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Easy Hikes & Stunning Glacial Lakes In Austria’s Hohe Tauern National Park

When you have a chance to ride up to 2300 meters in a comfy cabin, and you also have a 10+ kg baby to carry, you are happy to take that cabin. That’s how we got to some stunning glacial lakes in the Hohe Tauern National Park in Austria. Because Austria offers incredible alpine beauty,…
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Autumn In Hungary’s Zemplén Mountains

We took another trip in mid-November and caught the last days to enjoy the autumn colors in the forest of Zemplén Mountains before all the leaves fell (and before all the hotels got closed to tourists in Hungary). We only spent a weekend there, and we’ll surely go back when we can take trips again.…
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Cape Kamenjak, Our Favorite Place In Istria

It was not our first visit to Croatia, but the first one to Istria. We fell for it, and our favorite place there was undoubtedly Cape Kamenjak. “What? Have you been to Rovinj?” Yes, we have, and Rovinj is a close second favorite. But that’s the way we are, usually more impressed by unspoilt nature…
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How To Save A Rainy Day In The Mountains

We’ve been hiking together for more than a decade, and we can never get bored of mountains, especially high mountains. We’re always happy to spend a week or two exploring them. Which trails we can actually take or how much time we can spend outdoors, however, is usually a gamble. Weather in the mountains is…
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Why Is It Great To Hike With Kids In The Austrian Alps?

We love high mountains. But hiking in high mountains is challenging. They’re harsh. Impressive but whimsical. Wonderful and cruel. The weather is unpredictable, even in the summer. Trails are often long and demanding. You need to be fit and prepared. Even more so if you hike with your kid. Or baby, in our case. But…
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Why Lake Bohinj Is Worth More Than One Day?

Probably the most famous and easily accessible area of Slovenia’s Triglav National Park is Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj. The two stunning lakes are just half an hour drive from each other, and most visitors usually spend a day or two exploring them. Just like us on our first road trip. A bit of walking…
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